Photography


What does your LinkedIn profile photo say about you?

What does your LinkedIn profile photo say about you?

Linking the Triangle is your local link to the next opportunity. Given that first impressions are important for working relationships (as are optimized profiles, but we’ll touch on that another time), it’s critical that your profile photo be an accurate, professional interpretation of you. So what does your LinkedIn headshot say about you? Are you youthful and full of energy? A seasoned professional? A friendly...

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Create Beams of Light in Photoshop – Video tutorial

Create Beams of Light in Photoshop – Video tutorial

Subtle changes to images can make or break the overall aesthetic. Photoshop is more than capable of adding breathtaking enhancements that provide value that even the best photographers often cannot. One such enhancement, beams of light, takes a bit of finagling to master. But once learned, the effect is powerful. Enhance your landscape photography with “god rays”, or beams of light, in Photoshop. Here is a...

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Create Amazing, Colorful Eyes in Photoshop – Video Tutorial

The eyes have it. Stunning portraits feature exquisite detail and there a million ways to capture a person’s personality through a portrait. But we’ve found that sparking eyes can leave clients awed, and sometimes that can make the difference between landing a big contract and being just part of the pack. Creating compelling eyes is also vital in conveying a certain feeling in your video or...

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Brent Clark Chapel Hill Photography

Brent Clark, our rockstar photographer: He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he worked as both a photographer and editor at The Daily Tarheel.  He couldn’t leave the southern part of heaven, so he stuck around, met the love his life Rebecca, and moved into a little house in the woods. Now he photographs weddings and shoots for magazines like...

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My early business mentors used to tell me that shortcuts don’t work. Don’t even try ‘em. I’ve done my best professionally to heed this advice and have done my share of work to get to where I am today. But, times they are a-changin. What if there are short-cuts to success? I just ran into this really unique perspective from a book entitled, “Smartcuts”. What...

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5 things you can do NOW to forge an ideation team

5 things you can do NOW to forge an ideation team

We’ve all worked in an organization where ideas were handed down by those at the top and implemented by those at the bottom. Maybe you’re ‘Top Dog’ now and you feel it’s your responsibility to drive agency growth through new ideas and innovation. After all, that’s what strong leadership is all about, right? Wrong. Eighty percent of the best ideas within a company come from...

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The future of #business

Volatile. Complex. Uncertain. That’s business. And it’s only predicted to get more volatile, complex and uncertain over the next 10 years. I’ve talked a lot about outsourcing, cloud computing and data analysis as a means to streamline your business, shrink margins, make processes more efficient and increase bottom lines. It’s how you cut through a lot of the complexity and uncertainty that we business owners...

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